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, was pronounced dead at a hospital. he was riding in a car driven by josh brent, the cowboys starting nose tackle. want to bring in now cnn's mark makay for more on this. do we know anything more about this accident? >> no, it unfolded in the early morning hours saturday morning, don, in dallas, just after 2:00 a.m. as you said, a car driven by dallas cowboys defensive lineman josh brent crashing after hitting a curb and flipping. his teammate, not only with the dallas cowboys, but at the university of illinois, jerry brown jr., a practice squad linebacker with the cowboys, was killed. police arrested and booked the 24-year-old josh price brent into the irving county jail. one count of intoxication manslaughter against brent. here is a spokesperson for the department. >> our officers on scene felt as if alcohol was a contributing factor in the accident, so mr. price brent was asked to perform some field sobriety tests. after he performed those field sobriety tests, based on his performance of those tests, along with our officer's observations and the conversations they had with him, he was placed
will play in cincinnati, one day after their defensive lineman josh brent was charged with intoxicated manslaughter. authorities say he was driving at a high rate of speed and lost control. brent will be in court today for a bail hearing after a crash that flipped his car and killed a teammate. abc news reporter clayton sandel has the latest. >> police say dallas cowboys player josh brent was speeding down this road after 2:00 a.m. saturday when his mercedes crashed, flipped and caught fire. in the passenger's seat, brent's teammate, jerry brown. >> when officers arrived on scene, mr. brent was removing or dragging mr. brown from the vehicle. >> brent was given and failed field sobriety tests. brown was rushed to a hospital where he died. >> once our officers learned that mr. brown had passed away, then mr. price brent was under arrest for intoxication manslaughter. >> on behalf of josh, a tremendous loss to him. this was like losing a little brother. >> it's not the first time brent was charged with drinking and driving. he was sentenced in college and sentenced to 60 days behind bars
their defensive lineman josh brent was charged with intoxicated manslaughter. authorities say he was driving at a high rate of speed and lost control. his car flipping in the accident, killing his teammate, jerry brown. it's the second time in a week there's been a tragedy involving an nfl player. abc news reporter chuck severtson has the details. >> early saturday morning josh brent was speeding on a service road in a dallas suburb when his car hit a curb and flipped. >> when our officers arrived on scene, mr. brent was removing or dragging mr. brown from the vehicle. i should also point out that the vehicle actually did catch on fire. >> the passenger, brent's cowboys's teammate, 25-year-old jerry brown, was pronounced dead at the hospital. brent was initially arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after failing a sobriety test and after brown died the charge was updated to intoxication manslaughter. cowboys owner jerry jones issued a statement saying we are deeply saddened by the news of this accident and the passing of jerry brown. at this time our hearts and prayers and deepest sympathi
accident. he was driven in a car driven by his team nate and friend josh brent. after hitting a curb their car traveled nearly 900 feet. he has been arrested. he could face a sentence of 2 to 20 years. >> after since six round 206s blows, marquez won. he lost to pacquiao before. mitt romney and his wife were ringside and they wished him luck. >>> more than 300 soldiers are back from afghanistan, just in time for the holidays. this was the scene of ft. s t stewart in savannah, georgia. >>> they're members of the greatest generation and they're dying at a staggering rate, nearly a thousand a day, and with them their first-hand accounts of world war ii are being lost to history. in the first of two parts we meet one of those vets, mortgage witzmann. this is his account of pearl harbor and the surrender to japan. >> 1941 a date that will live in infamy. >> i actually enlisted in january of 1943. i would have brn drafted anyway, but i was anxious to get after the people who started that whole war after pearl harbor. so i found mooits on board a troop ship in december of 1943 on its way to
. >> defensive lineman josh brent been charged with intoxication manslaughter after an accident that killed his teammate, jerry brown. officers say it appears brent's vehicle was going at a high rate of speed when it hit a curve, causing it to overturn. the accident happened around 2:20 a.m., a few hours before brent was supposed to be on a team flight to cincinnati. >> we have two different groups of investigators working together but it takes time to retrace where they were, how long they were there, people that may have seen them beforehand. >> investigators say jerry brown was a passenger in the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the hospital. the 25-year-old signed to the cowboys in october. cowboys owner jerry jones released a statement saying the team is deeply saddened by the accident and brown's death. josh brent was arrested and pleaded guilty to d.u.i. charges in 2009. >> we are getting a better picture of what happened the morning kansas city chiefs linebacker jovan belcher shot and killed his girlfriend, then himself. missouri police released dash cam video from their police car sh
his passenger was killed. josh brent was arrested for intoxication manslaughter. he crashed his car in the suburb and killing his teammate jerry brown. brent was arrested after he failed a sobriety test. >> it appears that he was traveling at a high rate of speed at which time his vehicle touched or i am packed the outside curb of the service road causing his vehicle to flip one time. >> second degree felony charge carries a sentence of up to 20 years in prison. the cowboys are still scheduled to play the bengals today. last week, the kansas city chiefs player killed his girlfriend and then himself. >>> two funeral services being held for two teenagers. and shot and killed in oakland. a sidewalk memorial marks the spot where the two were gunned down two weeks ago. family and friends gathered at colonial chapel to remember them. today's services will be held for one of them at the mortuary. the bodies were found near brookdale park. >>> the man who killed lamar will be sentenced. he was trying to kidnap three women back in 2009. those incidents happened when garcia-torres was 17 year
cowboys tackle josh brent is now facing an intoxication manslaughter charge, this after a car accident that killed linebacker jerry brown, a member of the cowboys practice squad. police say the accident happened about 2:20 this morning in the dallas suburb of irving, texas. joining me now on the telephone is clarence hill. he covers the cowboys for the ft. worth star telegram. clarence, first of all, pick up the story from there. what else can you tell us? >> well, the newest thing we realized this is not josh brent's first run-in within alcohol-related traffic accident or a traffic incident. he was arrested in february 22nd, 2009 for driving under the influence. it was at college in illinois and suspended indefinitely. his sophomore season, he did return for a junior season before coming out in the draft and drafted by the cowboys in the seventh round of the 2010 supplemental draft. >> what else can you tell us about the circumstances that led up to the crash? >> well, they were at a popular spot that a lot of people go to saturday night, club privee in dallas. they were having a good
was the passenger in a vehicle that hit a curb in dallas early this morning. police have arrested the driver, josh brent, on suspicion of intoxication manslaughter. more on this developing story with don lemon at the top of the hour. that will do it for me, cnn news room continues at the top of the hour with don lemon, first. dr. sanjay guptaok
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